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USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) at sea on 23 August 1935.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives - 80-G-414458.
|69k||Undated, Pre War Image.||Jesse P. Mannix|
|84k||Undated, Pre War Image. Starboard Bow view, in transit through the Panama Canal.||Robert M. Cieri|
|43k||Undated, Pre War Image. Starboard Bow view, in transit through the Panama Canal.||M/Sgt. M.L. McCormick, USAF (Ret.)|
Starboard side view, date and location unknown.
Geroge Winstead photo.
|Robert M. Cieri|
Aerial port quarter view while at anchor, date and location unknown.
U.S. Navy photo.
USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) Steaming at high speed, probably during trials in 1934.
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives - 19-N-14733.
|652k||The USS San Francisco (CA 38) is forward of the USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) on the left and the USS Hoston (CA-30) is forward of the USS Chicago (CA 29) at Mare Island Navy Yard between Nov 3rd and 5th in 1936. U.S. Navy Photo.||Darryl Baker|
Norfolk, VA. December 1940 - Adm. William D. Leahy (fore, L) and his wife standing under big guns of the Tuscaloosa with Capt. Lee P. Johnson (fore, R) prior to their departure for France.
Photo courtesy of Look magazine
USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) Steams through heavy seas while en route to the Bahamas with President Franklin D. Roosevelt embarked, probably in December 1940. Photographed from the bridge, with her forward eight-inch gun turrets in the foreground.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph - NH 50850
Convoy to Iceland, September 1941 - USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) hoists in a Curtiss SOC scout-observation plane after a patrol. View looks aft on the cruiser's starboard side, with midships' 5"/25 guns in the foreground. Another SOC is resting on the starboard catapult.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph - NH 47007
|87k||Early war (March 1942) shown here as she appeared while operating with the British "Home Fleet". Note the Unique camouflage pattern.||USNI|
USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) Moored in Scapa Flow, April 1942, while she was operating with the British Home Fleet. The British heavy cruiser London is in the background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives - 80-G-12018
USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) Underway on 7 October 1942.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center - NH 97938
North African Invasion, November 1942 - USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) fires her eight-inch main battery at French forces, during action off Casablanca, Morocco, circa 8 November 1942. Collection of Commodore Norman C. Gillette, USN.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph - NH 96030
USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) Off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 10 November 1944. She is wearing camouflage Measure 32, Design 13d.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center - NH 97939
Iwo Jima Invasion, February 1945 - USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) signals with a blinker lamp, during a rainy dusk off Iwo Jima, 16 February 1945. Photographed from USS Texas (BB 35).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives - 80-G-309132.
|National Archives/Scott Dyben|
|63k||LCIM 1012 coming along side the USS Tuscaloosa during the conquest of the Japanese island of Okinawa during April and May 1945. This pictures was taken by Dave Conrad Lt jg.||Phil Dampf|
(comments of D. Buell) This photo is of USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37).
You can almost make out the number 37 on her bow with a good magnifying
glass. Since she was painted up in the same camouflage paint - Measure
ship's photographer, who may have not had ship recognition training,
probably took a quick shot and assumed that it was Indianapolis,
since it was taken same area, different day. At any rate, this is also
a good find, as photos of Tuscaloosa in the Pacific are relatively
rare, since she spent most of World War II in the Atlantic, and did
not join the Pacific fleet until the final push on Japan, joining the
3rd fleet in January 1945. Most photography of CA 37 was taken
in the Atlantic.
U.S. Navy photo from the Collection of David Buell.
|200k||Pictures from Tuscaloosa County Veterans Memorial in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Gun and Mast are from the USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37).||Tommy Browning|
|160k||Pictures from Tuscaloosa County Veterans Memorial in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Gun and Mast are from the USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37).||Tommy Browning|
|166k||Pictures from Tuscaloosa County Veterans Memorial in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Gun and Mast are from the USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37).||Tommy Browning|
|Ferguson, John N., CAPT||08/17/1934 - 01/05/1936|
|McElduff, Dan A., CDR||01/05/1936 - 02/04/1936|
|Mayfield, Irving Hall, CAPT||02/04/1936 - 08/05/1937|
|Jacobs, Randall, CAPT||RADM||08/05/1937 - 07/07/1938|
|Badt, Harry A., CAPT||07/07/1938 - 12/08/1939|
|Redman, Joseph R., CDR||RADM||12/08/1939 - 05/27/1940|
|Johnson, Lee Payne, CAPT||05/27/1940 - 12/02/1942|
|Gillette, Norman Campbell, CAPT||02/12/1942 - 04/21/1943|
|Waller, John Beresford Wynn, CAPT||RADM||04/21/1943 - 10/09/1944|
|Atkins, James George, CAPT||RADM||10/09/1944 - 11/27/1945|
|Connolly, Joseph Anthony, CAPT||11/27/1945 - 03/02/1946|
|O'Connor, L. B., CDR||03/02/1946 - 07/09/1946|
(Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves - Photos courtesy of Bill Gonyo)
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